Most of us see online privacy as an issue, but the problem is that it can get so complicated. It's hard to find out how our privacy is compromised on different websites and different applications, especially when user agreements span dozens of pages each. Privacy settings are confusing, hard to find and often subject to change without notice (we're looking at you, Facebook). Plus, with more than 640,000 gigabytes of data being transmitted around the Web every single minute, it can be hard to pin down who's collecting your data (or, perhaps more accurately, who isn't) and what measures you can take to protect yourself.

This infographic from makes things simple by looking at the major areas where privacy can be compromised and providing specific recommendations on how you can improve security in each one. Worried about your privacy online? Here are some tips on how to keep your private life from becoming a public matter.

9 Tips for Keeping Your Internet Usage Private [Infographic] by Who Is Hosting This: The Blog